Position paper - The role of eSDScom in the electronic exchange of safety data sheets within the auto industry

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Position paper - The role of eSDScom in the electronic exchange of safety data sheets within the auto industry

Safety data sheets (SDSs) provide information on how to store and handle hazardous chemical substances. Within the automotive industry, manufacturers, importers and downstream users frequently need to send or receive SDSs, and a new electronic platform called eSDScom has been developed to streamline this process.

Position paper - Vehicle noise: Setting the appropriate limits

As part of a renewed emphasis on environmental noise policy, the European Commission has updated the regulatory framework for vehicle sound emissions.

Commercial vehicle registrations: -20.3% first half of 2022; -22.5% in June

In June 2022, EU commercial vehicle registrations tumbled by 22.5% compared to June 2021, counting 144,210 units.

EU exports of motor vehicles

The EU automobile industry exports more than 5.7 million motor vehicles each year, generating a €79.5 billion trade surplus for the European Union. This interactive chart shows the main destinations for EU vehicle exports, by value market share.

EU motor vehicle trade, by vehicle type (in million euro)

Automobile trade generates an annual trade surplus of €79.5 billion for the European Union. This interactive infographic provides a detailed overview of EU motor vehicle trade (imports, exports and trade balance) per vehicle type, in million euro.

EU motor vehicle trade, by vehicle type (in units)

Every year the European automobile industry exports 5,747,063 motor vehicles, with a positive trade balance of 2,182,321 units. This interactive infographic provides a detailed overview of EU motor vehicle trade (imports and exports) per vehicle type, in million units.

EU passenger car exports, main destinations (in units)

980,362 EU-made passenger cars were exported to the United Kingdom in 2021, followed by the United States (648,127) and China (410,917). Below you will find a detailed overview of the main destinations of EU passenger car exports (in units).

EU passenger car exports, main destinations (by value)

EU passenger car exports are worth €126.9 billion per year. Below you will find a detailed overview of the main destinations of European passenger car exports, by value.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 16 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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